ARCHOS Unveils The Safe-T Touch

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the first hardware wallet for crypto-assets

embedding a secured services platform

ParisTuesday, September 25th, 2018 – ARCHOS today announces the launch in January 2019 of its Safe-T Touch, the first secure hardware wallet with a touchscreen, featuring an Android interface and integrated services platform, for those who already hold crypto-currencies or who wish to open an account in crypto-assets.

“We want to democratize crypto-currencies, make information accessible, facilitate and secure exchanges to offer a turnkey solution to users,” says Loic Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS.

Crypto-assets are currencies still difficult to understand

The public has not yet adopted cryptocurrencies for the following reasons:

  • How to buy crypto-assets and then how to exchange them for other currencies or to convert them into Euros?
  • How to identify the transaction fees to be paid?
  • Which platforms to use? How to be safe and avoid cyber criminality?
  • How to maximize ROI with the launch of new cryptocurrencies and tokens[1]?
  • How to check all transactions from a single portfolio and benefit from additional services?

ARCHOS has designed the Safe-T Touch to answer these questions by offering a 100% integrated solution:

The ARCHOS Safe-T Touch is fully secured:

Designed in partnership with Prove & Run[2], the device embeds a secure, transaction-specific execution area, isolated from the Google Android operating system thanks to ProvenCore, the ultra-secure Prove & Run’s TEE[3] providing an unrivaled level of security.

It sports a fingerprint reader to authenticate its holder.

The device is never directly connected to the Internet: it only synchronizes with secured Bluetooth at the explicit request of its owner.

The ARCHOS Safe-T Touch will be an “All-in One” device:

Fully touch screen, the Safe-T Touch will provide a complete ecosystem enabling a full range of services: initiate and receive transactions, check balances and currencies’ evolutions and also exchange crypto-assets.

Perspectives

The official launch of the ARCHOS Safe-T Touch will take place at CES 2019 (January 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas, USA).

ARCHOS also considers accelerating the promotion of its Safe-T Touch and its integrated services platform towards the community of crypto-assets’ traders and fans by creating and animating an innovative recruitment program within the framework of an ICO.

To follow the news dedicated to the ARCHOS Safe-T family of solutions, please join the following group on Telegram: https://t.me/ArchosCrypto.

About ARCHOS

ARCHOS, a pioneer in consumer electronics, continues to innovate and revolutionize the consumer electronics market. Among others, the French manufacturer was first with an HDD MP3 player in 2000, a multimedia player in 2003, Google Android powered tablets in 2009, a connected Smart Home in 2014 and PicoWAN, the first collaborative network dedicated to the IoT, in 2016. Today, ARCHOS designs and democratizes solutions with high innovation value: tablets and smartphones, home and IoT, urban mobility, and security and blockchains. With headquarters in France, offices in Europe and in Asia, ARCHOS has become a strong pan-European player. ARCHOS is quoted on Compartment C of Eurolist, Euronext Paris, ISIN Code: FR0000182479.

Press contacts ARCHOS

Bénédicte Ernoult – ernoult@archos.com – +33 (0)1 69 33 16 90
Emmanuelle Bureau du Colombier – ebdc@archos.com – + 33 (0)6 09 47 23 49

[1] A token (or token) is a financial instrument used by companies to raise funds as part of an ICO (Initial Coin Offering).
[2] Prove & Run is a French company, the renowned specialist in cybersecurity.
[3] TEE: Trusted Execution Environment

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